Annual Crime In Paradise (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleParadise/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime344n/a (estimate)1,2862,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleParadise/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape15n/a56.139.242.6
Robbery5n/a18.7137.386.2
Assault45n/a168.2266.5246.8
Violent crime65n/a (estimate)243447381
Burglary109n/a407.4416.2376.0
Theft125n/a467.21,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft45n/a168.2392.4228.9
Property crime279n/a (estimate)1,0432,3802,200

Key findings

  • Paradise crime rates are 50% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Paradise are 36% lower than the national average
  • In Paradise you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Paradise is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Paradise has decreased by 38%

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Compare Paradise, CA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Paradise (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Paradise on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Paradise (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 2.20 times less than the state average and 2.01 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Paradise on a daily basis are 1.84 times less than than California average and 1.57 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Paradise are 2.28 times less than the daily state average and 2.11 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Paradise (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Paradise, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Paradise is safer than 74% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Paradise is safer than 55% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Paradise. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Paradise is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Paradise

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Paradise is 1 in 412
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Paradise is 1 in 96
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Paradise is 1 in 78
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Paradise? In Paradise, you have a 1 in 412 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 96. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Paradise, CA is 1 in 78.

      Year Over Year Crime In Paradise (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Paradise is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Paradise violent crime rates have increased by 43%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 45% year over year. Total crimes for Paradise has decreased by 38% in the same time frame.

      Paradise police department

      ItemParadiseCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3151,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.23.63.3
      There are a total of 31 Paradise police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 67.6% less than the California average and 64% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Butte Creek Canyon, CA1,089130694824
      Berry Creek, CA1,1332271,2071,434
      Durham, CA5,6603661,9512,317
      Paradise CDP, CA1584322,3002,732
      Chico, CA89,3776482,5493,197
      Butte Valley, CA6505152,7443,259
      Cohasset, CA9225993,1893,788
      Paradise, CA26,3962431,0431,286

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wethersfield, CT26,396881,4701,558
      Wakefield, MA26,399153638791
      Timberwood Park, TX26,3881781,0231,200
      Batavia, IL26,4131281,3861,514
      Lemon Grove, CA26,4215661,7102,277
      Paradise, CA26,3962431,0431,286
      Source: The Paradise, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.